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  • Almost Like Mom's Macaroni and Cheese
  • Chocolate Wickedness
  • Danish Meat Loaf
  • Green Risotto
  • My Ex-Sister-in-Law's Orange Pour Cake
  • My Mom Saralee's Chocolate Big Bite Cookies
  • The Morning-After Orange Fruit Soup



  • BITE: My Journal
    June 17, 2019
    Born-Again Pastis
    Tonight’s crowd is dressed in everything from clinging...
    June 3, 2019
    701 West
    A cocoon of sound-muffling blue velvet, full of...
    May 27, 2019
    Terrace Edition
    Almost everything on the menu tempts us to order more...
    May 20, 2019
    Paladar Brazilian
    "What's new uptown on the East Side?" I asked Google...
    May 13, 2019
    Fairway 74th Street Café
    That left room for an innocent crush on Fairway’s David...

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    December 26, 2008 | Favorites
    Collectible Cookbooks
    This is the year of My Book is Bigger than Your Book.... In a few cases size is a distraction from lack of content.

    November 10, 2008 | Favorites
    Bargainistas' Black Book
    Unlike some newly strapped Wall-Streeters, we have always been bargain hunters when it comes to drinking and dining out, if only because our wallets have never managed to keep up with our appetites...

    September 30, 2008 | Favorites
    The Preposterous Palace
    For cuisinary highs and giggles, I will tell about my first dinner at the preposterous and preposterously delightful Palace…

    May 27, 2008 | Favorites
    Loveable Italians
    Dinner at an Italian restaurant can be like going home, a childhood revisited, or new worlds encountered (Italian getting lost between France and El Bulli). This city is richly served in Italian. Modest and unassuming. Fiercely regional. Authentic and understated. Down-home family dives and romantic cubbies. Upscale ambitious fusion. So many choices. Of all the Italians I have loved over the years – these are the places I go to right now.

    March 15, 2008 | Favorites
    Upper West Side Sweets
    When life gets us down, we eat dessert first. At least our very own Upper West Side sweet tooth will not be denied. In just the last three months, Magnolia Bakery, Grandaisy Bakery and Jacques Torres...

    December 31, 2007 | Favorites
    2007 Best Dishes
    If you’re a certified foodie, you won’t be surprised how often sea urchin reigned in many of my year’s best dishes. But even I’m worried that I’m a hopeless fool for macaroni ’n’ cheese…

    November 5, 2007 | Favorites
    Best So Far
    What’s new and good? all my friends ask. Of all the restaurants I’ve written about on InsatiableCritic.com where am I eager to eat again?

    August 18, 2007 | Favorites
    10 Minute Recipes
    Great cooks share 10 minute tricks to keep you cool in the kitchen. Try Liz Smith’s White Trash Soup, Rozanne Gold’s 2 minute Tuna Tataki, My Raw Tomato Sauce for Pasta…

    June 13, 2007 | Favorites
    Yes, Where I Actually Go for Lunch
    Shock of the fabulous, simple pleasures, bar-side intimacy...

    June 4, 2007 | Favorites
    Steaks Worthy of the Road Food Warrior
    The heroic rib eye, a lofty double sirloin, the obligatory truffled gnocchi...

    May 29, 2007 | Favorites
    Where I Go When I'm Pinching Pennies
    Crisp pizzas at Celeste, Greek home-cooking at Kefi, Fairway Cafe's proud burger...

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